June 15th Announcements
June 14th, 2024
WEDNESDAY: Reminder that Pastor Johnson will be at a conference this week. There will be no Wednesday Bible study, Vespers, or Table Talk this week. CALENDAR: The Fellowship Hall is reserved on Tuesday, June 18th at 4:00pm and all day on Saturday, June 22nd. GARAGE SALE:  Many thanks to everyone who brought donations, helped set up or clean up, or who worked at the church garage sale.  We made ove...
June 9th Announcements
June 8th, 2024
COOKOUT TODAY: Tonight at 5:30 p.m. at the church shelter house is a cookout.  Bring your own meat to grill and a dish or two to share. CALENDAR UPDATE: The Fellowship Hall is reserved on Tuesday, June 18th at 4:00pm.SIGN UPS: Check the narthex for opportunities to donate food for the Youth Retreat or to help run the famous Funnel Cake Stand at the Carlisle 4th of July celebrations. Your help is a...
June 2nd Announcements
June 1st, 2024
CONTRACT RUMMY ANYONE? We have Fellowship this coming Friday beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy an exciting game of Contract Rummy. Bring a snack or two to share with the group.SIGN UPS: Check the narthex for opportunities to donate food for the Youth Retreat or to help run the famous Funnel Cake Stand at the Carlisle 4th of July celebrations. Your help is appreciated! BOARD/GROUP LEADERS: If you are a lea...
May 26th Announcements
May 25th, 2024
TABLE TALK: This Wednesday, May 29th, begins the study of Luther’s Large Catechism at Table Talk.GREENFIELD TORNADO: Update from Rev. Dr. Steven Turner, IDW President: Brothers and Sisters in Christ; Greenfield, Iowa has recently been devastated by a powerful tornado that caused significant damage to homes, infrastructure, and lives. Families have lost their homes, cherished belongings, and, tragi...
May 19th Announcements
May 18th, 2024
REMINDER: Pastor is on vacation this Wednesday and Thursday. No morning Bible classes, Vespers, or Table Talk. Confessions Study, which is normally held on the fourth Thursday, is moved to the following week, May 30th. RED PARAMENTS: Red is a power color and is appropriate for use on Pentecost Sunday. On this day we remember the power and fire of “the Lord and Giver of Life,” who revealed himself ...
May 12th Announcements
May 11th, 2024
GRADUATES: Do you have a high school or college grad? Let Kathryn Feldt know so we can help them celebrate! THANK YOU: Thank you to those who worked to get the new fellowship tables here quickly; especially those who unpacked and set up the tables in time for the conference. TEA PARTY: Ladies of Holy Cross, please don’t forget to RSVP for next Saturday’s HCLG Tea Party. You may text me or email. T...
May 5th Announcements
May 4th, 2024
SPECIAL VOTERS’ MEETING TODAY: There will be a special voters’ meeting today before Bible study, regarding the purchase of new tables for the fellowship hall.  THANK YOU: Thanks to everyone who helped sort out and box-up the items that were donated for the Food Pantry.  Many hands make light work of that awesome job. Your time was so appreciated. Blessings to all. -Waneta Johnson CONFERENCE OPPORT...
April 28th Announcements
April 28th, 2024
THANK YOU: Thanks to everyone who helped sort out and box-up the items that were donated for the Food Pantry.  Many hands make light work of that awesome job. Your time was so appreciated. Blessings to all. -Waneta Johnson THIS WEEK: No Table Talk this Tuesday. Table talk moves to Wednesdays starting May 8th.Rev. Christian Tiews will be giving a presentation on his mission work among the Muslims i...
April 21st Announcements
April 20th, 2024
TODAY: Stick around after Bible study for a family game day! TEA PARTY: SAVE THE DATE! Ladies of Holy Cross: Please plan to attend our HCLG Tea Party on Saturday, May 18th, 2024, 11am-2pm. All ages are welcome and if you would like to invite another loved one, please do so. Invitations will be sent shortly and will include a RSVP. It’s a busy time of the year, but we hope you can join us to celebr...
April 13th Announcements
April 13th, 2024
CONTRACT RUMMY ANYONE? We have Fellowship this coming Friday beginning at 6 p.m. Enjoy an exciting game of Contract Rummy. Bring a snack or two to share with the group. GAME DAY: On Sunday, April 21st there will be a family game day following Bible study, at noon. USHERS NEEDED: There is an usher sign-up sheet on a table in the narthex.  Confirmed men of the congregation are encouraged to serve as...
April 5th Announcements
April 5th, 2024
SPECIAL VOTERS’ MEETING: We will have a special voters' meeting today for member transfers, as well as voting on new council board members.  GAME DAY: On Sunday, April 21st there will be a family game day following Bible study, at noon.   EASTER FLOWERS: Members of Holy Cross provided Easter flowers for the sanctuary. Some flowers were given in honor of something, or in memory of someone. Dave Sel...
March 30th Announcements
March 30th, 2024
EASTER FLOWERS: Members of Holy Cross provided Easter flowers for the sanctuary. Some flowers were given in honor of something, or in memory of someone. Dave Selby. . . . . In Memory of Kay Selby Jeff and Gayle Siegel. . . . . In Memory of Carol Rumerfield Friedrichs Family. . . . . In Thankfulness for God's good gifts for all His children  WHITE PARAMENTS: White is the color of purity and complet...
March 23rd Announcements
March 23rd, 2024
NEW BLACK PARAMENTS HAVE ARRIVED! “Black is seen very seldom during the year. The calendar calls for its use only twice; on Good Friday and Ash Wednesday. There's no mistaking the message that this sober color gives. Black is the absence of light. Good Friday, or Black Friday in combination with Ash Wednesday, calls for sober reflection on the cost of our redemption. Without Christ's sacrifice on ...
March 16th Announcements
March 16th, 2024
SCARLET PARAMENTS: Scarlet paraments will be seen next week: from Palm Sunday to Maundy Thursday. It is a color worth investing in because it stands in contrast to the traditional red that is used on Festival Sundays. Scarlet's use during the somber days of Holy Week help to offer a different message. As the Manual on the Liturgy points out, “scarlet is a color anciently associated with the passio...
March 9th Announcements
March 9th, 2024
ROSE PARAMENTS: During the long penitential season of Lent, the slight break with Laetare Sunday serves as a reminder: amid the wilderness, when we are getting closer to Good Friday, and Easter still seems so very far away, this bright little glimmer of rose serves as a reminder of the greater joy still to come (Ecclesiastical Sewing). EASTER LILIES: If you are interested in donating an Easter lil...
March 2nd Announcements
March 5th, 2024
COUNCIL MEETING DATE CHANGE: The Council meeting previously scheduled for March 10th, will be moved to the following week, March 17th. The change allows for our properties insurance agent to join at the beginning of the meeting to review updates and details around insuring our church property.  CHURCH CLEAN-UP:  Board of Properties will be heading up a spring clean-up of the church on Saturday, Ma...
February 23rd Announcements
February 23rd, 2024
CHURCH CLEAN-UP:  Board of Properties will be heading up a spring clean-up of the church on Saturday, March 9th at 9:00am.CONTRACT RUMMY ANYONE?  We have Fellowship this coming Friday, March 1st, beginning at 6 p.m.  Enjoy an exciting game of Contract Rummy.  Bring a snack or two to share with the groupVIOLET PARAMENTS:  The forty days of Lent, including the six Sundays that fall during this seaso...
February 17th Announcements
February 17th, 2024
MEMORIAL FUNDS:  Memorial funds have been used to provide support for the following projects: landscaping, paraments, ladies guild, and the outdoor nativity set.  Funds came from the Junior and Bev Moeller memorial, Carol Lundberg memorial, David Lee memorial, Kay Selby memorial, Eloise Petersen memorial, and Marj Christensen memorial. REDEEMER LUTHERAN TALENT SHOW: Redeemer Lutheran Church (1600 ...
Announcement - Office Organization
February 10th, 2024
Organization of the office will take place on Sunday, February 18th, following the Voters’ Meeting.This is to improve the flow of the workspace that the new secretary will have. If you (or your board/group) have anything stored in the office, please plan to attend to help sort and find rightful places for all files and belongings. If you are unable to help with sorting, but have a particular conce...
February 10th Announcements
February 10th, 2024
FEBRUARY HCLC VOTER’S MEETING:  Mark your calendars! Our semi-annual voter’s meeting will occur during Sunday School / Bible Study time on Sunday, February 18th.    NEW BLACK PARAMENTS HAVE ARRIVED! “Black is seen very seldom during the year. The calendar calls for its use only twice; on Good Friday and Ash Wednesday. There's no mistaking the message that this sober color gives. Black is the absen...